2017 Synod Assembly Pre-Assembly Book5.6 MiB57
2017 Synod Assembly Short Pre-Assembly Book8.0 MiB50
Agenda Synod Assembly 201714.0 KiB40
Awards and Recognitions Booklet 20171.8 MiB44
Bishop's Report to the Assembly SA201748.4 KiB18
Constructive Response Form SA201735.7 KiB20
Religious Extremism Resource Packet792.9 KiB23
Report of the 2017 Synod Assembly509.6 KiB15
Report of the Nominating Committee 2017202.6 KiB50
Rules Of Procedure-for Plenary 138.1 KiB184
Seafarer's Crocheted Cap 234.1 KiB100
Seafarer's Knitted Cap297.7 KiB99
Seafarer's Knitted Cap In the Round472.5 KiB106
Seafarer's Knitted Scarf199.0 KiB98
Stephen Bouman Keynote Address4.8 MiB25
Submitting Resolutions and Memorials for SA201793.3 KiB103
Synod Assembly 2017 Committees6.9 KiB30
Synod Assembly 2017 Worship Resource Bulletin7.1 MiB48
Workshops and Mission Expo Booklet 20171.4 MiB47
World Hunger - Biblical Reflections72.6 KiB86
World Hunger - Bulletin Insert/Tally Sheet263.0 KiB53
World Hunger - Fundraising Ideas66.5 KiB78
World Hunger Fact Sheet on Refugees15.3 KiB89
World Hunger Letter to Congregations Bride Over Troubled Water206.1 KiB83
Call Process
Age Sex Profile21.8 KiB407
Call Process Table For Congregations46.8 KiB215
Congregational Council Meeting22.6 KiB453
Five year financial profile43.4 KiB379
Handling Interim Arrangements91.6 KiB5
Household income survey29.9 KiB399
Initial Definition of Compensation (one congregation)46.0 KiB0
Initial Definition of Compensation (two congregations)46.0 KiB0
Preparing for a Candidate88.9 KiB4
Record Review Request and Financial Obligation Form86.5 KiB4
Sample Questions for Candidate31.3 KiB6
Synod Representative Report on the Calling of a Pastor459.0 KiB0
Twelve year worship attendance report21.5 KiB395
Welcome to the Call Process684.7 KiB4
Campus Ministry
CM Bishop's Letter to Congregations99.0 KiB4
CM Sunday Celebration newsletter sample52.7 KiB6
CM Sunday LuMin WNY Bulletin Insert126.2 KiB4
CM Sunday UAlbany Buletin Insert195.2 KiB4
CM Sunday-Ithaca-Bulletin Insert218.0 KiB5
CM Sunday-RIT-Bulletin Insert103.5 KiB4
CM Sunday-SU ESF Bulletin Insert202.1 KiB5
LuMin of WNY99.8 KiB3
Lutheran Campus Ministry - Ithaca88.6 KiB7
Protestant Campus Ministry at UAlbany27.3 KiB5
RIT Campus Ministry28.5 KiB4
SU Campus Ministry45.9 KiB6
Compensation Guidelines 2017 SC Adopted 6/24/1690.2 KiB202
Compensation Guidelines 2018 SC approved 6-24-17199.0 KiB12
Initial Definition of Compensation (one congregation)46.0 KiB0
Initial Definition of Compensation (two congregations)46.0 KiB0
2017 Federal Reporting Requirements For Churches672.5 KiB65
Congregational Vitality Survey Flyer170.8 KiB332
Endowments - NYPMIFA for Endowment Funds10.7 KiB82
Helpful Documents for Congregations130.9 KiB122
Constitution Upstate New York Synod 184.7 KiB1
FAQ for Congregations141.8 KiB111
Model Constitution Congregations 2016182.6 KiB165
Brief Guide for Pastors to the Upstate New York Deacon Program263.5 KiB0
Congregation Deacon Handbook108.3 KiB751
The Six Marks Of Diaconal Ministry13.7 KiB637
2017 3rd Annual Bishop's Golf Outing165.3 KiB36
2017 Bishop Macholz Golf Outing Bulletin268.5 KiB33
27th Annual Hartwick Registration501.4 KiB21
27th Annual Hartwick Seminary Summer Institute of Theology3.6 MiB17
Acronyms32.8 KiB565
Background Screening Recommendations59.6 KiB213
Bishop's Expectations of Rostered Leaders468.0 KiB0
BishopConvocation.2017-UU (1)14.3 KiB52
Coaching42.3 KiB35
Conflict and Healing Tool44.9 KiB409
Guidelines For When No Ordained Person Is Available To Preside149.0 KiB236
Holy Closure Booklet371.5 KiB651
Joint Policy Statement Regarding Immigration Enforcement903.1 KiB31
Letter from LTSP President David Lose399.7 KiB200
Lutheran Insert 7D July 2017526.4 KiB2
Palentine Society12.2 KiB12
Partnerships For Mission #4529.3 KiB327
Photograph And Video Release Form30.2 KiB413
Recommendations For Congregation Secretaries34.7 KiB265
Roster Information Form39.5 KiB0
Supply Rate Guidelines for Rostered Leaders/AIMs86.4 KiB129
Synod Ministerium 2017 Brochure699.1 KiB43
Synod Ministerium 2017 Workshops581.9 KiB42
Synod Options257.2 KiB242
The 4 G's801.2 KiB4
Transformational Ministry69.8 KiB42
Trexler-Brochure443.7 KiB148
Vibrant Faith Flyer1.8 MiB34
Walking Together with Rostered Leaders466.0 KiB0
Welcome to the Upstate New York Synod263.5 KiB0
Working Principles464.5 KiB0
You Know You're In Upstate New York If263.8 KiB273
Lutheran Disaster Response
Camp Noah Fleece Blanket Instructions1.1 MiB667
Congregational Disaster Preparedness Guide798.0 KiB111
LDR Flood Buckets107.7 KiB508
Noah Bible Study16.4 KiB645
Spiritual Care Resource68.2 KiB546
Suggested Prayers For Disaster68.9 KiB1068
Suggested Scripture For Disasters51.0 KiB514
Work Team Preparation For Volunteers52.6 KiB452
Worship Resource For Natural Disasters60.8 KiB551
Mission Interpreters
10 Ways to Start a Mission Interpreter Ministry in Your Synod8.9 KiB362
MI Temple Talk July14458.9 KiB414
MI Through Pictures87.9 KiB113
MIC Resources14.1 MiB462
Mission Interpreter Council Presentation Outline50.4 KiB436
On The Run2.7 MiB122
Ten Ways to Make A SPLASH at Synod Assembly7.7 KiB408
Upstate New York Synod Mission Interpreter Brochure96.3 KiB380
National Church
ELCA Church Council Holds Spring 2017 Meeting30.1 KiB36
Background Screening Recommendations59.6 KiB7
Background screening recommendations40.0 KiB397
Child Youth Abuse Prevention Policy179.8 KiB459
Continuing Education Policy 10-1137.4 KiB387
Immigration Statement from the ELCA Conference of Bishops38.1 KiB284
Pastor Emeritus Policy26.8 KiB406
Professional Misconduct Policy276.0 KiB0
Severance Policy136.4 KiB381
UNYS Employee Handbook836.3 KiB167
Healthy Meeting Starter849.6 KiB134
Leading a Healthy Conversation Guide120.9 KiB126
Portico Discernment Handout424.4 KiB391
Portico Discernment Leaders Guide482.3 KiB410
Portico FAQ Health Care Reform2.6 MiB527
Position Descriptions
Churchwide Assembly Voting Member Position Description33.1 KiB384
Consultation Committee Member Position Description13.1 KiB382
Director of Faith Formation Job Description17.1 KiB29
Discipline Committee Member Position Description12.9 KiB571
Synod Assembly Voting Member Description37.5 KiB361
Synod Council Member Position Description14.2 KiB471
Synod Secretary Position Description12.1 KiB409
Synod Treasurer Position Description69.9 KiB357
Synod Vice President Position Description81.7 KiB382
Racial Justice or Justice Resources
Birmingham, Privilege & Possibilities563.1 KiB168
Congregational Resource Justice Resource (Tool Kit)749.2 KiB206
ELCA Racism Social Statement38.5 KiB169
Faith Sexism Justice Conversation Towards A Social Statement147.7 KiB161
Privilege, Process, Transformation270.8 KiB175
What It Feels Like-Empathy RJ Resource3.8 MiB154
Paradigms For Mission Renewal49.9 KiB369
Regional Renewal Tables Diagram127.1 KiB343
Transformational Ministry 224.1 KiB170
2017 Conference Assembly Report (Color)196.3 KiB40
2017 Conference Assembly Report (grayscale)307.8 KiB41
Annual Report 20071.9 MiB375
Annual Report 2008 Color521.8 KiB345
Annual Report 2009 Color143.8 KiB288
Annual Report 2010 Color299.9 KiB314
Annual Report 2011 Color325.9 KiB321
Annual Report 2012 Color318.3 KiB315
Annual Report 2012 Grayscale197.5 KiB320
Annual Report 2013 Color460.1 KiB322
Annual Report 2013 Grayscale 307.3 KiB395
Annual Report 2014 Color1.0 MiB341
Annual Report 2014 Grayscale1.0 MiB323
Annual Report 2015 Black & White342.4 KiB206
Annual Report 2015 Color371.0 KiB222
Annual Report 2016 Black and White490.3 KiB73
Annual Report 2016 Color3.0 MiB65
Annual Report 2016 Grayscale490.0 KiB70
Conference Assembly Report - Fall 201033.9 KiB347
Conference Assembly Report - Fall 2011159.9 KiB346
Conference Assembly Report - Fall 2012178.9 KiB302
Conference Assembly Report - Fall 2013524.1 KiB333
Conference Assembly Report - Fall 2015753.3 KiB223
Conference Assembly Report - Fall 2016 Color(2)163.5 KiB86
Conference Assembly Report - Fall 2016 Grayscale1.5 MiB84
Conference Assembly Report - Spring 201034.0 KiB476
Conference Assembly Report - Spring 201132.9 KiB337
Conference Assembly Report - Spring 201294.9 KiB315
Conference Assembly Report - Spring 2013196.6 KiB340
Conference Assembly Report - Spring 2014324.2 KiB358
Conference Assembly Report - Spring 2016 Color287.8 KiB147
Conference Assembly Report - Spring 2016 Grayscale283.7 KiB127
Feed the Roots of Leadership Fall 2012 Report953.7 KiB429
Feed the Roots of Leadership Spring 2013 Report743.6 KiB367
2016 Mission Statement of Intent1.1 MiB180
2017 Mission Support Statement of Intent482.8 KiB60
Generosity Project Brochure Rev447.2 KiB146
Generosity Project Invitation Letter123.5 KiB185
Preaching Stewardship2016 (2)348.2 KiB118
Synod Challenge Letter 201467.3 KiB400
Your Congregations Plan for Mission Support 201642.2 KiB224
The Lutheran
December 2015 - The Lutheran Insert272.4 KiB183
July 2015 - The Lutheran Insert226.3 KiB239
Lutheran Insert April 2017 Upstate NY Synod1.8 MiB43
Women of the ELCA
Evangel-Lines February 20171.1 MiB47
Financial Aid 2017 - WELCA14.0 KiB28
Grimes Scholarship Application - WELCA16.2 KiB31
WELCA Biennial Convention Info and Registration1.2 MiB50
WELCA Blankets and Quilts 2017759.3 KiB84